Burger King Settles ADA Class Action For $19M

Law360, New York (October 29, 2012, 5:19 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge signed off Friday on a $19 million settlement of a class action alleging Burger King Corp. restaurants provided no wheelchair access in violation of the American with Disabilities Act, saying the deal provides for significant injunctive relief and damages.

The class action alleged that Burger King violated state and federal regulations by pursuing discriminatory policies or practices that resulted in unlawful architectural or design barriers which denied customers who use wheelchairs or scooters access to services at 86 franchised Burger King restaurants....
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Case Title

Vallabhapurapu et al v. Burger King Corporation


Case Number

3:11-cv-00667

Court

California Northern

Nature of Suit

American with Disabilities - Other

Judge

William Alsup

Date Filed

February 13, 2011

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